Daniel Rogov wrote:David, Hi...
I have not re-tasted the 2002 wine since my above tasting note but cannot help but wonder if you had a bottle that was quite distinctly "off", that kind of dramatic color change and flatness perhaps indicating a wine that underwent very hot storage somewhere along its lifetime.
.Herzog, Cabernet Sauvignon-Zinfandel-Syrah, Special Reserve, 2002: A wine that surprises by its seemingly sudden demise
My most recent tasting of this wine was in 2004. I see no real reason for concern, however, as my predicted drinking windows for the Herzog Special Reserve wines have proven fairly accurate
Mike BG wrote: Am I lucky, or were you unlucky?
Daniel Rogov wrote: The true test will come when I next visit the Herzog winery and ask for 3 - 4 bottles to be opened simultaneously.
Mike BG wrote:Daniel Rogov wrote: The true test will come when I next visit the Herzog winery and ask for 3 - 4 bottles to be opened simultaneously.
... and how far ahead is that? Maybe I should just use up what I have before it joins your bottles ...
Daniel Rogov wrote:
January, February or March. My plans will be firmed up by 22 November.
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